Snowden

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The NSA Tried Tracking Bitcoin Users In 2013

Bitcoin was the spy agency's "#1 priority," Snowden documents published by The Intercept show.
Jordan Pearson
3.21.18
invite to the block party
invite to the block party

Snowden’s Favorite Ad Blocker Can Now Automatically Detect New Tracking Scripts

Ghostery just escalated the ad blocking arms race.
Louise Matsakis
12.6.17
FOIA documents
FOIA documents

Here Are the NSA’s Internal Grammar Advice Columns

The intelligence agency’s Grammar Geek explained things like the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Louise Matsakis
11.27.17
Snowden's Angels
Snowden's Angels

The Refugees Who Helped Snowden Escape Hong Kong Are Stuck in a Living Hell

The people who housed the NSA leaker say they're being targeted for helping him by the people and agencies supposed to be protecting them.
Theresa Locker
3.2.17
Trump
Trump

Report: Surveillance Court Pushed Back Against Spying on Trump

If an anonymous source is correct, the FBI was met with rare pushback when it decided to investigate Trump.
Jason Koebler
1.11.17
Canada
Canada

Canada’s Police Allowed Journalists to ‘Embed’ to Argue For More Surveillance

Robert Cribb of the Toronto Star and Dave Seglins of the CBC explain how their five-part investigative series into digital policing came to be.
Kate Lunau
11.29.16
Montreal
Montreal

Edward Snowden Calls Police Spying on Quebec Journalists a ‘Threat to Democracy’

The world’s most famous whistleblower addressed a Montreal crowd amid revelations of police spying on journalists.
Justine de l'Église
11.3.16
FBI
FBI

FBI Arrests NSA Contractor on Suspicion of Leaking Hacking Tools

This comes after 'The Shadow Brokers' dumped a cache of NSA tools online.
Joseph Cox
10.5.16
politics
politics

Pardon Snowden Campaign Has a Snapchat Filter at Obama's White House Concert

A bit of subversive activism at the White House's party.
Jason Koebler
10.3.16
Film
Film

'Snowden' Isn't Really About Snowden

It's about your nude pics. On this episode of Radio Motherboard, we think about Oliver Stone's film and hear from Stone and Snowden's lawyer.
ALEX PASTERNACK
9.23.16
politics
politics

The ACLU Is About to Launch a Campaign Asking Obama to Pardon Edward Snowden

Civil liberties groups are hoping the release of Oliver Stone's 'Snowden' will spur widespread enthusiasm for a presidential pardon.
Jason Koebler
9.12.16
russia
russia

New ‘Anti-Terrorism’ Law Will Feed Russia’s Mass-Surveillance Machine

Companies will be forced to retain months of customer data for Russia’s creepy mass-surveillance system.
Janus Kopfstein
7.9.16